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Prophets of the Fourth Estate: Broadsides by Press Critics of the Progressive Era

By: Amy Reynolds and Gary Hicks

Price: $17.54

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Litwin Books: 2012

Seller ID: 4242423

ISBN: 0980200466

Condition: Used Like New


Prophets of the Fourth Estate: Broadsides by Press Critics of the Progressive Era highlights press criticisms during the Progressive Era (1890-1920) that aimed to enhance the role of the press in a democracy, limit corporatization, and better utilize the press' capacity as an agent for social change. This collection of essays by critics of the news media includes historical perspective and an extensive introduction to the period. The press critics republished in this collection of essays includes Charles Edward Russell, Moorfield Storey, Oswald Garrison Villard, Donald Wilhelm, Roscoe C.E. Bro... View more info